Fall at the nursery

I stopped in at my favorite nursery to see what creative things they were showing for fall. I wasn’t disappointed.

How about these mums? There was an entire wagon load off them, making for a mass of eye-popping color.

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There were large piles of gourds of various shapes and sizes. Again, the emphasis is on LARGE, for maximum effect. These green ones are interesting together. I guess many will end up as bird houses.

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These also looked pretty, and reminded me of a painting.

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Just about every inch of the place has some sort of decoration. I liked the colors of these against the grayish brown of the roof.

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Inside the greenhouse, there were many artfully planted and interesting containers. Being partial to ferns, especially when they’re in organic planters, I  found this particularly attractive.

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I also loved this planting of sedum – in what looked like a couple of bricks.

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This is their fabulous salvia border, which had largely gone by but was still full of pollinators. Look closely and you’ll see a bee on the pale blue bog sage in the center. I adore bog sage, salvia uliginosa and tried to grow it one year, but as the name implies, it requires more moisture than my border can provide. I’m a sucker for that blue, though.

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About dirtynailz

Writer for a daily newspaper, gardener, tree hugger, orchid-grower, photographer, animal lover, hiker, wilderness seeker. Proponent of clover in the lawn and a dog on the bed.
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4 Responses to Fall at the nursery

  1. ravelstudio says:

    Which nursery is this?

    Like

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